Monument record WKB 017 - Mount Lay (TM), Mound Lay (TM)
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 7621 5447 (58m by 58m)|
|Civil Parish||WICKHAMBROOK, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Concentric ring ditch cropmark. Outer ditch very faint and fine, circa 50- 60m diameter, inner very broad ditch, circa 25-30m diameter (S1). Transected by later(?) field boundary ditch.
Tithe for Wickhambrook names this field 'Mound Lay' and shows the inner ditch as being water filled, adjoining 'Moat Field' (on NE side) and 'Clamp Field' (on S side)(S2); Denston tithe names it 'Mount Lay' (S3).
Function and date unknown though possible partial preservation into early 19th century (though field names suggest not always ploughed) may suggest relatively recent and location on slope may suggest mill site. Similarly location near main Bury-Haverhill Road may suggest possible gallows site?
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Record last edited
Sep 2 2016 4:23PM